North East

Search operations for missing AN-32 aircraft enter third day

The search operations for the missing AN-32 transport aircraft entered the third day on Wednesday. “We are putting in all the resources available with us. We have put massive efforts through radar, satellite, visual by helicopters and by ground patrols…

Work for development of Arunachal, guv asks MLAs

Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Tuesday called upon the newly elected MLAs to muster all their energy and resources for the state’s development and to eliminate poverty of the people. He also urged the MLAs…

Passang Dorjee Sona elected Arunachal assembly speaker

Senior BJP member Passang Dorjee Sona was on Tuesday elected unopposed as the Speaker of the seventh assembly of Arunachal Pradesh. Another BJP MLA Tesam Pongte was elected as the deputy speaker. Pro-Tem Speaker Phosum Khimhun declared the names of…

Missing IAF AN-32 yet to be traced, ISRO joins search ops

The missing Indian Air Force (IAF) AN-32 aircraft that went missing after taking off from the Jorhat airbase yesterday (June 3) afternoon is yet to be traced. Search operations to locate the missing AN-32 are underway with two Mi17s and…

Myanmar carrying out operations against Indian terror groups: Eastern Army Commander

The Myanmar Army is continuing its operations on its soil against Indian insurgent groups active in the North-Eastern states. This was stated by Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen MM Naravane on Monday in Kolkata. “As we speak, Myanmar Army’s operations…

No wreckage of missing aircraft sighted so far: IAF

Amid reports of the wreckage of the Indian Air Force (IAF) transport aircraft that went missing with 13 people on board being reportedly spotted by a helicopter deployed in search operation, the IAF has clarified that no wreckage has been…

Arunachal govt to hand over MLA Tirong Aboh killing case to NIA

The Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to hand over the killing of Khonsa West MLA Tirong Aboh and 10 others by suspected NSCN militants to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), an official said on Monday. The state Cabinet in its…

Newly-elected MLAs of Sikkim Assembly take oath

The newly-elected members of Sikkim Legislative Assembly on Monday took oath of the membership of the House. The Pro-Tem Speaker Sangay Lepcha administrated oath to the newly-elected MLAs during the day-long sitting of the House. Eight members, including former chief…

Newly-elected Arunachal Pradesh MLAs take oath

The newly-elected MLAs in Arunachal Pradesh took oath as members of the Seventh Legislative Assembly on Monday. Pro-Tem Speaker Phosum Khimhun administered the oath to the newly elected legislators on the first day of the two- day session which began…

IAF’s AN-32 aircraft goes missing in Arunachal after taking off from Jorhat

A transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) with 13 people on board has gone missing after taking off from the Jorhat airbase Monday afternoon. The AN-32 aircraft that was headed for Menchuka air field in Arunachal Pradesh had…